Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest

Kim Forrest has been writing about weddings for over a decade, specializing in etiquette and planning advice. She has previously written for Brides.com, Brides Local Magazines, and Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and has been quoted as a wedding expert in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Refinery29, and more.

Articles published by Kim Forrest

Planning Basics 6 Ways Wedding Planning Has Changed Since Your Mom (and Grandma!) Got Married

Weddings have changed a great deal since our parents and grandparents got married, from budget to venue to attire and more. Here's how.

Lifestyle How to Make Your Partner’s Friends Your Friends

It's a big step—meeting your significant other's friends. While it can be a little scary, there's no need to panic. Here's how to handle it the right way.

Lifestyle How to Communicate Effectively with Your Partner

When it comes to building a strong, healthy relationship, communication is key. Here are our top tips when it comes to how to communicate effectively with your partner.

Places to Celebrate 14 Hamptons Wedding Venues for the East End Event of Your Dreams

If you're considering a wedding in the Hamptons, you'll definitely want to check out the top Hamptons wedding venues to start planning your big day out east.

Marriage Proposals 3 Hints to Drop to Your Friends if You Want to Get Engaged

Think a proposal is in your future? Make sure your nearest and dearest know your desires when it comes to your dream proposal.

Places to Celebrate These 9 Montauk Wedding Venues Are Total Beach Goals

This beachside hamlet is an ideal spot for weddings big and small. Check out these Montauk wedding venues and start planning your special day.

Marriage Proposals How to Make a Marriage Proposal at Home Even More Special

Planning to pop the question at home? Here are some sweet ways to upgrade a marriage proposal at home.

Places to Celebrate 11 Small Wedding Venues in Miami for an Intimate Event

Check out 11 amazing small wedding venues in Miami and the surrounding area for your intimate celebration.

Places to Celebrate 11 Downtown Miami Wedding Venues That Are Majorly Magic City

Planning a wedding in Magic City? Here are some truly amazing Downtown Miami wedding venues we love.

Places to Celebrate These Miami Beach Wedding Venues Are Waterfront Perfection

There's nothing like a Miami beach wedding. Check out these Miami beach wedding venues for sun, fun, and amazing scenery!

Planning Basics Getting Married in Maine? Here's Everything You Need to Know

This handy guide to getting married in Maine will help you plan your big day, from choosing a venue to ensuring your guests have the best time ever in the Pine Tree State.

Rings & Jewelry What to Do If You Find the Ring Before the Proposal

If you've found the engagement ring before the proposal, you're probably experiencing lots of emotions. Here's how to handle this potentially awkward situation.

Etiquette How to Write Wedding Thank-You Cards

Check out these simple tips for writing easy (and thoughtful!) thank-you notes without losing your mind.

Planning Basics Getting Married in Miami: Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Magic City Wedding

Getting married in Miami? Here’s all the information you need to get started planning your picture-perfect big day in the Magic City.

Marriage Proposals 10 Places to Propose in Miami

The Magic City definitely lives by its name. Check out our list of top places to propose in Miami, one of the most romantic cities in the country.

Places to Celebrate These Garden Wedding Venues in Miami Are Absolutely GORG

Are you dreaming of a totally romantic wedding in South Florida? Check out these garden wedding venues Miami couples love.

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